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Episode Notes

As the global financial sector prepares for the advent of quantum computing, security professionals are at the forefront of developing protocols for post-quantum computing (PQC). George Webster, Chief Security Officer at HSBC, and Peter Bordow, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Architect of Post Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Systems, and Emerging Technology for Information and Cybersecurity at Wells Fargo, discuss the impact quantum computing will have on the financial services industry, the reasons why we should prepare now, and more including:

2:25 – Why quantum computing is a paradigm shift for cybersecurity in financial services  

11:14 – The importance of preparing for quantum computing now 

15:31 – The types of data targeted by "harvest now, decrypt later" attacks. 

17:32 – The benefits of quantum computing for the financial services industry 

25:51 – How to initiate post-quantum computing planning 

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